Xenova Group PLC
19 March 2001
Letter to Xenova Group - 16 March 2001
Section 198 (Companies Act 1985)
We hereby give notice pursuant to Section 198 of the Companies Act 1985 ('the
This notification relates to, and the expression 'share capital' used
below means, the ordinary share capital of Xenova Group.
The number of shares comprised in the share capital in which we know
we are interested (for the purpose of Sections 208 and 209 of the Act),
immediately after the time when our obligation to make this notification
arose is 1,953,028 which represents 2.82% of the issued Share Capital
of 69,242,580 in Xenova Group.
By virtue of Section 203(2) of the Act The Nomura Securities Co. Ltd.,
is also deemed to be interested in the shares.
Letter from: Nomura International plc